Trump’s Tariff Crusade Hardly Matters for U.S. Automakers in China

Talks that President Trump’s tougher approach to China has U.S. auto workers hoping it will help create jobs at home and cut the trade deficit by $100 billion. Unfortunately, this may not be the case. It is very likely that cutting the tariff will have no measurable impact on the U.S. trade deficit. It still[…]

Trade Dispute with China Threatens US Container Exports

A day after President Trump ordered tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports, China clapped back by imposing $3 billion per year of tariffs on U.S. pork, aluminum, steel pipes, fruit, and wine. The commodities that China threatened retaliatory tariffs on made up 3.1% of the 2.8 million TEUs in total U.S. containerized exports to[…]

What Trump’s First 100 Days Tell Us About Foreign Investment In U.S. Real Estate

With the Trump administration approaching the milestone of 100 days in office, there has been some time to assess the impact of the new presidency on foreign investment in U.S. commercial real estate. Madison Marquette chief operating officer and senior managing director, investments Peter Jun has been following closely, and shared some of his thinking in a recent interview. Read more at: BISNOW.com

How Will President Trump Impact E-commerce?

From a proposed 45% tariff on goods imported from China to a potential partnership with Alibaba that would make it easier for small to medium-sized U.S. businesses to sell their goods into China, experts say many potential factors are in play over the next four years. A new president and federal administration inevitably brings change[…]